Steven Wilson’s new album “Hand. Cannot. Erase.” out tomorrow
Tomorrow sees the UK release of Hand. Cannot. Erase. and Steven will be appearing at record stores in England this week to sign copies, details are posted below.
101 Collectors Records
101 West St, Farnham GU9 7EN
Heritage Close, High St, St Albans
Hertfordshire AL3 4EB
Music’s Not Dead
71 Devonshire Rd, Bexhill-on-Sea
East Sussex TN40 1BD
75 Berwick Street
LONDON W1F 8TG
UK magazine Record Collector award the album 5/5 and describe it as having “spellbinding poignancy and aching beauty”.
John Kelman at US website All About Jazz also awards the album the maximum 5/5 noting “It would have been easy for Wilson to take the easy route and pump out a Raven, Part II, but instead he has taken an almost complete 180 degree flip with Hand. Cannot. Erase.” (there is also an interview with Steven on the site, here).
Elsewhere Belgian’s main newspaper De Morgen proclaim the album is ‘… a fascinating musical journey…’ 4/5, and US website The Musical Melting Pot award the album a 97% rating, describing it as “Box-negating, limit-ignoring, and utterly fantastic.”.
Photo credit – Hajo Mueller